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Eric Heller
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Dave Gettman replied to Eric Heller's discussion Amberg--LTA in the group Amberg
"POP!!!"
Feb 15, 2016
Harry Warner replied to Eric Heller's discussion Amberg--LTA in the group Amberg
"PROSIT!!!"
Feb 15, 2016
Dave Gettman replied to Eric Heller's discussion Amberg--LTA in the group Amberg
Feb 15, 2016
Harry Warner replied to Eric Heller's discussion Amberg--LTA in the group Amberg
"Seems like my taste changed when I got to Germany.  Discovered flip-tops!"
Feb 15, 2016
Dave Gettman replied to Eric Heller's discussion Amberg--LTA in the group Amberg
"You had me at ginger brandy, Harry. YUK! Something happened while we were in Massachusetts and dad got out of the Army after just a year there. He was a CWO-2 and we had just returned from Germany. He bought a car and we drove back across the US.…"
Feb 15, 2016
Harry Warner replied to Eric Heller's discussion Amberg--LTA in the group Amberg
"When I would mention Danvers, I would always hear "oh, you mean Devens?" And I would say, " No, I mean Danvers." Guess ya had to be there. Anyway, great duty. Got a part time job at Sears in auto dept. Learned all about ginger…"
Feb 13, 2016
Dave Gettman replied to Eric Heller's discussion Amberg--LTA in the group Amberg
"Harry, my dad was with a missile outfit for a year in Massachusetts 1956-57. HQ, 15th AAA Group at Ft, Banks. When he got out of the Army (briefly) in November 1957, it was at Ft. Devens, Mass."
Feb 13, 2016
Harry Warner replied to Eric Heller's discussion Amberg--LTA in the group Amberg
"It's surprising how many missile sites were around in the ’60's. My last duty station prior to being sent to Amberg was a Nike Base in Danvers, Mass. Early part of 1962. CO was Captain Winters. Funny how some things stay with you,…"
Feb 13, 2016

Profile Information

What unit(s) did you serve in with the 2d Cavalry?
L Trp 3/2 ACR
C Trp 1/2 ACR
C&C Sqd 2 ACR (Light)
Where were you stationed?
Amberg
Bindlach
Ft Lewis
What MOS or job description did you have?
19D
What was your rank/title?
E2-E5
What years were you assigned to the 2nd Cavalry?
1986-1988
1990-1992
1992-1993
Tell us a little about your cav days.
Best years of my career! 86-88 L Trp--ran with Stubbs, VanFleet, Garcia, Gumbleton, Singleton, Piper, Autry, Robins, Hunter, Butler, Krumme, Frazier, Deeter, Greenwood, Bronk, Meeks. 90-92 C Trp--Desert Storm--LT Groton, Nesmith, Gergen and the rest of 3rd PLT. 92-93 FT Lewis--Manwill, Berthelot, SSG Heffner, SSG Bertucco
Tell us a little about you now.
Still serving--SGM--Active Guard in NY.
Name a few buddies you served with that you would like to find.
Anyone mentioned above.

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At 5:50pm on February 5, 2013, Dave Gettman said…

Eric,

I saw your message to CSM Cablay. He hasn't had any activity since joining, and think he may have made an error on his e-mail address when he registered and can't log on. Try this and see if you can contact him: conrad.r.cablay3.civ@mail.mil

He had too many "L's" in mil.

At 9:26am on June 3, 2011, Rob Torrance said…
Heller!! Whats up Bro! Been a long time,hope you remember me.ha ha ha..K trp,I ran with Lugo and the boys.
At 3:02am on May 4, 2011, Buddy R Van Fleet said…
Hey Brother, Things are going good. How about you? Still in the reserves, or is that done yet? Take care.
At 11:28am on March 25, 2011, Dave Gettman said…
HOOAH!
At 10:00am on March 25, 2011, Dave Gettman said…

Eric,

You might be disappointed visiting Knox, it's not the Armor Center anymore. Everything moved to Benning.

At 9:01pm on March 24, 2011, William Collier said…
I'm now a Captain in the Kentucky Department of Corrections. Drill Sgt. hunter and I had the 1st platoon, I think Mayberry and Costello had 2d and Morales and duran had 3d. Man that was a long time ago it seems, but at times just like yesterday.
At 8:54pm on March 24, 2011, William Collier said…
I went from Ft.Knox to 2ACR Regt. Hqs. Then Ft. Polk, U.S. Army Recruiting command in California, then back to Ft. Knox. I retired a SFC in Sept. of 99. I ran into Costello at Ft. Knox about 10-12 years ago and have not seen him after that. I attended ANCOC with a few of the Drills from B/5C/1. Great to hear from you,I hope all is well?
At 4:04pm on March 24, 2011, Dave Gettman said…
Hmmm...looks like you uploaded the thumbnails instead of the full size photos somehow.
At 2:46pm on March 24, 2011, Dave Gettman said…
Not to discourage you, but my dad spent about 11 years off and on of his 29 year active career as MSG before he got 1SG and finally SGM.
At 9:34am on March 24, 2011, Dave Gettman said…
Congrats on making MSG, Eric!
 
 
 

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